Julie Phillips thinks the ban is "very harsh". Come on, Julie Phillips. Really?
The observations of a soccer noob.
Because soccer, and playing soccer, is a working-class thing. That's what working-class people do.
If the 22-year-old found in a trash bin Sunday had chronic traumatic encephalopath (CTE), football oligarchs are in trouble.
The way to improve public perception of the police is to improve the police. Nothing else—certainly not shaming football players for protesting—will make much of a difference.
I don't think that Jews are moneychangers or that slurs for Chinese people are OK, but a rich guy with my name apparently does.
These days, when he's having pathetic tiffs with beer-wattle journalists and fans in hotels, it's easy to forget that no one brought fury to the Premier League quite like Roy Keane.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about the drones patrolling the US-Mexico border and an investigator's probe into World Cup bids.
Almost nothing is as addictive, apparently, as a video game that allows you to pretend that you are in charge of a soccer team.
It's hard to argue that teen drinking ever accomplishes anything of substance, but this week, underage boozing actually seems to have prevented a tragedy.
From the hundred spectators on the Borgo Maggiore sports field, to Wembley's 90,000, Aldo Simoncini's life is a paradox. You've probably never heard of him before but his career in soccer is a striking example of human endurance.
At a Sunday gathering of the Hooligans Against Salafists, fans overturned a riot van and 44 police officers were injured in the ensuing violence.
Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone! Get it? Like the song.
Arsenal Fan TV is great, and so are Scottish soccer matches that end in brawls.
To try convincing Brits they should care about a sport that—to an outsider, at least—seems to revolve around timeouts and advertising, this Saturday the NFL hosted a "fan rally" on Regent Street.
The first week of the 2014 NFL season is in the books and already things are looking rather insane. With just this tip of the iceberg in mind, here are some predictions I've brought back from the astral realm for football fans this fall.
Oh great, hipsters are into footy.
Partying through earthquakes at the Angel of Independence.
We sent photographers Björn Kietzmann and Jermain Raffington into the streets of Berlin last night to get a feel for how the country is celebrating after the biggest German national event since Angela Merkel's (alleged) nude pics.
Germany is the most popular international soccer team in China. Beyond the immediate visual evidence—hordes of locals walking around in Germany shirts—we know this thanks to a survey conducted at the beginning of this year. I partied with some of the Deut…
When Algeria advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup by drawing with Russia the immigrant-filled area around the Barbès – Rochechouart Metro station exploded in a raucous celebration of spontaneous joy.
An interview with Michael Jacobs, the coach of Belgium's national amp soccer squad.
Maybe I should have been offended by the concept of a pub just for ladies, but there's something incredibly practical about being able to have your eyebrows waxed at the same time as you watch a soccer match.
Over the past year, Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup.